Unusual Lego project wins international orders for Warsaw art student.
Measuring 2.73 metres in height, 3.7 metres in length and 142 centimetres in width, the blockbusting marvel weighs 250kg and took over 400,000 Lego bricks and 500 hours to build.
Calling themselves AFOL’s (Adult Fans of Lego) the men have each come up with their own take on the Flights writer to celebrate her historic award.
Built from brown Lego blocks, with an ornate front, the wardrobe is 28.8 cm wide, 30.5 cm high and 5.2 cm deep. Dr Paweł Koniak says that he modelled it on the illustrations in “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe” and on the elaborate wooden Gdańsk wardrobes built in the 16th to 18th Centuries.
Although probably best-known for his Lego model concentration camps, Zbigniew Libera is one of the leading exponents of Poland’s critical art movement of the 1990’s.